City Council Meeting Wrap Up for March 7, 2017

NOTE: Council Wrap-Ups are a summary of meeting topics and events provided by the City Clerk's Office as a public service.  This wrap-up is not an official record of Council action. The official record is posted by the City Clerk on this website with other meeting documents as soon as possible after the meeting.



COMPLETED AGENDA
CITY OF SANTA MONICA
SPECIAL MEETING
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1685 MAIN STREET, ROOM 213
TUESDAY MARCH 7, 2017
MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 PM



CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL

(Please note that Agenda Items may be reordered during the Council meeting at the discretion of the City Council.)

1. CLOSED SESSIONS

1.A. Conference with Real Property Negotiator:
Property: 3300 Airport Avenue
Negotiator: Stelios Makrides, Airport Director
Under Negotiation: Lease Terms
Owner of Record: John Clarizio

ACTION: Heard. No reportable action taken.

1.B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): City of Santa Monica v. United States of America, U. S. District Court Case Number CV 13—08046

ACTION: Heard. No reportable action taken.

1.C. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): National Business Aviation Association v. Huerta, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case Number 17-1054

ACTION: Heard. No reportable action taken.

(Please note that Agenda Items may be reordered during the Council meeting at the discretion of the City Council.)

THE FOLLOWING IS THE ORDER OF BUSINESS FOR ITEMS TO BE HEARD NO EARLIER THAN 6:30 P.M.

3. CONSENT CALENDAR
(All items will be considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Councilmember for discussion.)

3.A. Request to Approve Plans to Restore and Rehabilitate the Historic Interior Lobby of the Former United States Post Office Building Located at 1248 5th Street, in Accordance with a Preservation Covenant Administered by the City Council

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that City Council:

 

  1. Approve the request to restore and rehabilitate the historic interior lobby of the former Post Office building, located at 1248 5th Street, a designated City Landmark, as described in plans dated December 19, 2016; and
  2. Designate the Landmarks Commission Secretary as its designee to review and approve certain future interior modifications to the historic lobby.

 

ACTION: Approved.

3.B. Request Emergency Authorization to Purchase and Install Traffic Signal Replacements at the Intersections on Montana Avenue and 4th, 7th, 11th, and 14th Streets and Upgrade those Signals to the Current Standard Used Throughout Santa Monica

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council:

 

  1. Award Bid # SP9198 to Dynalectric Corporation, a California-based company for the purchase and installation of traffic signal and associated equipment; 
  2. Authorize the Purchasing Services Manager to issue a purchase order with Dynalectric Corporation for the purchase and installation of traffic signals and associated equipment for a total amount not to exceed $1,165,000; and
  3. Authorize budget changes as outlined in the Financial Impacts & Budget Actions section. 
  4. This recommended award is made as an exception to the standard bidding procedure pursuant to Section 2.24.071(e) (3) which states that by two-thirds affirmative vote of its membership, the City Council may forego the bidding procedures otherwise required by this Section if the City Council finds that due to urgent necessity, the public health, welfare or safety would be jeopardized if the bidding procedures of this Section were followed.

 

ACTION: Approved.

3.C. Reject All Proposals for the Engineering Design Services for the Airport Avenue Project

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council reject all proposals for RFP #SP2466, Engineering Design Services for the Airport Avenue Project.

ACTION: Approved.

3.D. Approval of Minutes for the City Council - Regular and Special Joint Meeting - Jan 24, 2017 

ACTION: Approved, as amended.

4. STUDY SESSION

4.A. Study Session on Cannabis Regulations

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council:

 

  1. Direct staff to draft an ordinance to create a regulatory permit and selection process for medical cannabis dispensaries;
  2. Direct staff to draft an ordinance prohibiting commercial cannabis related business activities; and
  3. Direct staff to draft an ordinance to amend the Santa Monica Municipal Code to address changes in State law related to cannabis regulations.

 

ACTION: Held. Direction given to staff.

7. ORDINANCES
(Public comment is permitted on ordinances for introduction and first reading. No public discussion is permitted on ordinances for second reading and adoption.)

7.A. Introduction and First Reading of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 4.12 of the Santa Monica Municipal Code Regarding Noise Regulations

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council introduce for first reading an ordinance amending certain Sections 4.12.020 and 4.12.030 of the Santa Monica Municipal Code to exempt activities undertaken on outdoor public property in land use zones not exclusively designated as residential.

ACTION: Introduced and held first reading.

7.B. Property Maintenance Ordinance Amendments

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council introduce and approve on first reading the Property Maintenance Ordinance amending Chapter 8.96 of the Santa Monica Municipal Code to include additional requirements.

ACTION: Introduced and approved for first reading.

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

8.A. Annual Development Agreement Compliance Review

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council:

 

  1. Review the status of Development Agreement compliance;
  2. Determine good faith compliance for those that are in compliance and listed as such in Table 1; and
  3. Determine that good faith compliance has not been achieved for the Agensys Development Agreement.

 

ACTION: Approved.

ADJOURNMENT in memory of Kelly Cano at 9:51 pm.
  

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